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Behaviour in Organisations - MGMT715

In an increasingly globalized and competitive business environment, an organization’s people can be a valuable source of sustained competitive advantage. However, this is largely determined by the manner in which people are managed and led. This unit aims to enhance student knowledge of the ways people behave in organisations and the skills required to effectively manage them. Organizations constantly face issues involving motivation, performance and teamwork making leadership and organizational behavior skills important for managers and non-managers alike.

This course is about people in organizations, focusing on how management and leadership practices affect the attitudes, motivation, behaviors, and performance of employees and teams. Course content is derived mostly from contemporary theory, research, and practice in the organizational behavior and management disciplines. Students will be encouraged to use course material to be self-aware and mindful about how they lead and interact with others, and to adopt an ethic of continuous self-improvement in their leadership, teamwork, and interpersonal skills.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Evening - Session 1, North Ryde, Evening

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Associate Professor Patrick Garcia
Prerequisites:

Admission to MRes  Prerequisite Information

Corequisites:

NCCW(s): BUS815
Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Management

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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